JEE Main Syllabus 2021 : JEE Main exam date [Jan] 2021 and JEE Main exam pattern for Paper-1 (B.E. / B.Tech.) & Paper-2 (B. Arch / B.Planning) are given in this post.
JEE Main exam date for January 2021 session is out. Before knowing JEE Main exam date 2021, you must aware of JEE Main exam pattern for Paper-1 (B.E. / B.Tech.) & Paper-2 (B. Arch / B.Planning). JEE Main exam pattern 2021 will include everything right from the mode of JEE Main exam to marking scheme. Therefore, understanding each thing is necessary for JEE Main aspirants. Let’s start without wasting another moment.
Quick Look of JEE Main Exam
|Conducted by||National Testing Agency|
|Exam session||January 2021|
|JEE Main 2021 Apply mode||Online|
|JEE Main online registration dates||Sept 01 to 30, 2020|
|Fee submission dates||Sept 01 to Oct 01, 2020|
|Admit cards will be available from||Dec 17, 2020|
|Date of examination||Yet to be announced (Expected in Jan 2021)|
|Answer keys||To be notified|
|Announcement of JEE Main 2021 result||17th Jan 2021|
|JEE Main 2021 Next exam session||April 2021|
JEE Main exam for January 2021 session will be organized as well as conducted by a newly established but very prominent organization named as ‘National Testing Agency [NTA]’ in the month of January 2021. JEE Main exam 2021 will be conducted in more than 200 cities / towns of India. It will be a national level entrance test for engineering aspirants.
From 2021 onwards, NTA will conduct JEE Main exam twice a year. JEE Main 2021 first attempt will be held in January and the second attempt will be held in April of 2021. Engineering aspirants can appear in both JEE Main exams. However, only the best JEE Main scores will be considered as a candidate’s final scores.
JEE Main 2021 scores will be used for admissions to UG engineering courses at IITs, NITs, SFIs, CFTIs, state engineering colleges for participating states and other participating institutions.
JEE Main Exam Pattern 2021
JEE Main exam 2021 will consist of two question papers
- Paper 1 will be conducted for B.E. / B. Tech. programmes
- Paper 2 will be conducted for B. Arch / B.Planning (At Institutions other than IITs)
JEE Main exam 2021 aspirants are free to appear for any one or both of the papers. Further details are given in the table below:
|Paper||Mode of Exam||Subjects||Type of Questions||No. of Questions||Marks|
|Paper-1 (B.E. / B.Tech.)||Computer Based Test (CBT)||Chemistry, Physics & Mathematics||Objective Type - Multiple Choice Questions [MCQs]||90||360|
|Paper-2 (B. Arch/ B.Planning)||Computer Based Test (CBT)||Part 1 – Mathematics|
Part 2 – Aptitude Test
|Objective Type - Multiple Choice Questions [MCQs]||80||320|
|Pen & Paper Based (PBT)||Part 3 – Drawing Test||Questions to test drawing aptitude||2||070|
All the candidates who have registered for JEE Main exam 2021 will have to appear for any one or both of the papers as per their choice of papers made while filling up the JEE Main online application.
On the other hand, the language of JEE Main question papers shall be Hindi / English / Gujarati and should be selected by aspirants at the time of filling JEE Main online application form. Paper 1 & Paper 2 both will be held in online mode [Computer Based Test] except for Drawing Test – Part III of Paper 2.
JEE Main Exam Pattern Paper 1
- JEE Main Paper 1 will be strictly conducted in online mode i.e. a Computer Based Test [CBT].
- Paper 1 will have 90 objective type – multiple choice questions [MCQs] from Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics [30 MCQs from each subject].
- The exam duration will be 3 hours. Each MCQ will be of 4 marks which means Paper 1 will be for a total of 360 marks.
- For each correct answer, a candidate will get 4 marks but for each wrong answer, a candidate will lose 1 mark due to the provision of negative marking. However, no marks will be deducted for unanswered questions.
JEE Main Exam Paper-1 Syllabus
|Subject||No. of MCQs||Marks||Syllabus / topics|
|Mathematics||30||120||Limit, continuity & differentiability, sets, relations & functions, complex numbers & quadratic equations, integral calculus, matrices & determinants, permutations & combinations, mathematical induction, differential equations, co-ordinate geometry, sequences & series, binomial theorem & its simple application, vector algebra, three dimensional geometry, statistics & probability, trigonometry and mathematical reasoning.|
|Physics||30||120||Physics & measurement, kinematics, laws of motion, work, energy & power, rotational motion, gravitation, properties of liquids & solids, electrostatics, thermodynamics, kinetic theory of gases, oscillations & waves, current electricity, magnetic effects of current & magnetism, electronic devices, communication systems, optics, electromagnetic waves, electromagnetic induction & alternating currents, atoms & nuclei, dual nature of matter & radiation etc.|
|Chemistry||30||120||Some basic concepts in Chemistry, states of matter, atomic structure, chemical bonding & molecular structure, chemical thermodynamics, redox reactions & electrochemistry, solutions, chemical kinetics, equilibrium, surface Chemistry, classification of elements & periodicity in properties, general principles & processes of isolation of metals, hydrogen, d - & f – BLOCK Elements, S – Block Elements [Alkali & Alkaline Earth Metals], P- Block Elements, Co-ordination compounds, environmental chemistry, hydrocarbons, principles related to practical Chemistry, Chemistry in everyday life, biomolecules, polymers, organic compounds containing nitrogen, organic compounds containing oxygen / halogens, some basic principles of organic Chemistry, purification & characterization of organic compounds etc.|
JEE Main Exam Pattern Paper 2
JEE Main Paper 2 will be for B. Arch/ B.Planning programmes at institutions other than IITs. Paper 2 shall have three parts. The total time duration to solve all three parts will be 3 hours.
- Part 1 – Mathematics – Will be held in online mode [CBT] and have 30 Objective Type – Multiple Choice Questions [each of 4 marks]. Total marks will be 120. 4 marks will be awarded for each correct answer and 1 mark will be deducted for each incorrect answer.
- Part 2 – Aptitude Test – Will be held in online mode [CBT] and have 50 Objective Type – Multiple Choice Questions [each of 4 marks]. Total marks will be 200. 4 marks will be awarded for each correct answer and 1 mark will be deducted for each incorrect answer.
- Part 3 – Drawing test – Will have two questions of 70 marks to be answered on the drawing sheet.
Entire Paper 2 will have 82 questions [80 MCQs & 2 questions to test candidate’s drawing aptitude] of total 390 marks. Negative marking will be applicable only for MCQs.
JEE Main Exam Paper-2 Syllabus
|Part & Subject||No. of MCQs||Marks||Syllabus / topics|
|Part 1 - Mathematics||30||120||Limit, continuity & differentiability, sets, relations & functions, complex numbers & quadratic equations, integral calculus, matrices & determinants, permutations & combinations, mathematical induction, differential equations, co-ordinate geometry, sequences & series, binomial theorem & its simple application, vector algebra, three dimensional geometry, statistics & probability, trigonometry and mathematical reasoning.|
|Part 2 - Aptitude Test||50||200||Analytical reasoning, awareness of buildings and materials, places, persons, texture & objects related to architecture and building environment, mental ability (visual, numerical and verbal), visualizing 3D objects from 2D drawings, visualizing different sides of 3D objects, three dimensional – perception and appreciation of scale & proportion of objects, building forms & elements, color texture, contrast and harmony.|
|Part 3 – Drawing test||02||070||Drawing and designing of geometrical or abstract shapes and patterns in pencil, creating 2D & 3D compositions using given shapes and forms, transformation of forms both 2D & 3D union, elevations and 3D views of objects rotation, sketching of activities from memory of urban scenes (festivals, market, public space, recreational spaces monuments, street scenes, etc.), landscape (jungles, gardens, trees, river fronts, plants etc.) and rural life.|
JEE Main Exam 2021 Important Books
- Problems in Calculus of One Variable by I.A. Maron
- Higher Algebra by Hall & Knight
- Trigonometry & Co-ordinate Geometry by S. L. Loney
- Maths XI & XII by NCERT
- Organic Chemistry by Morrison & Boyd
- Inorganic Chemistry by J.D. Lee OR Paula Bruice Yurkanis
- Numerical Chemistry by P. Bahadur
- Fundamentals of Physics by Halliday, Resnick & Walker
- Problems in General Physics by I.E. Irodov
- Concepts of Physics Vol I and II by H.C. Verma
JEE Main 2021 [Jan] Exam Schedule
|Particulars||Shift 1||Shift 2|
|JEE Main 2021 exam’s timing||9.30 a.m. - 12.30 p.m.||2.30 p.m. - 5.30 p.m.|
|Duration of JEE main 2021 exam||3 hours||3 hours|
|Entry in the Examination Centre||7.30 a.m. – 8.30 a.m.||12.30 p.m. - 1.30 p.m.|
|Entry in the Examination room / hall||8.45 a.m. - 9.00 a.m.||1.45 p.m. - 2.00 p.m.|
|Checking of JEE Main admit cards by the authority||9.00 a.m. - 9.15 a.m.||2.00 p.m. - 2.15 p.m|
|Sitting on the seat in the Examination Hall||9.15 a.m.||2.15 p.m.|
|Instructions by the Invigilators||9.15 a.m. - 9.25 a.m.||2.15 p.m. - 2.25 p.m.|
|JEE main exam commences at||9:30 a.m.||2:30 p.m.|
|JEE main exam concludes at||12:30 p.m.||5:30 p.m.|